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  • n. An advocate of annexation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who favors annexation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is in favor of or advocates annexation, especially of territory; one who aids the policy of annexing, or of being annexed.


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  • News reports and local political analyses suggested widespread support for annexation in Pennsylvania, New England, Indiana, Illinois, and elsewhere, while in the avidly pro-Texas South several leading Whigs were bolting the Clay party to support the annexationist Polk.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Toronto have each of them several daily papers, but, as far as I am aware, no paper openly professes republican or annexationist views, and some of the journals advocate in the strongest manner an attachment to British institutions.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • How many of these people vote this way from an annexationist perspective is probably less than half; but, it is a significant bloc of the Israeli population.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Does Israel Get So Much More Left-Wing Criticism than France?

  • I had some opportunity of hearing at Hilo, are becoming restive and irritable, and may drift into something worse if the knowledge of the annexationist views of the foreigners is diffused among them.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • As for the occupied West Bank, in complete disregard of demographic realities, he remained an annexationist.

    Israelis & Palestinians: What Went Wrong?

  • Iturbide, as emperor of Mexico, sent a Mexican army to advance the annexationist cause.

    i. Guatemala and Central America

  • In the initial months, even, the initial moments, in our first war for independence, independentist feelings were mixed with annexationist feelings among some of the patriots.

    Castro Addresses 12th Regular ANPP Session

  • The historic struggle of more than 100 years would be lost, since the Cubans began fighting against annexationist thought [words indistinct] and they were finally able to prevent the empire from taking power, which someone described as something that would fall like ripe fruit.

    Castro Makes Closing Remarks at FEU Meeting

  • Those were the circumstances under which the United States also began to have annexationist feelings.


  • The annexationist sentiment even continued throughout the



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